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    • Different measures, different informants, same outcomes? Investigating multiple perspectives of primary school students' mental health 

      Dix, Katherine Louise; Askell-Williams, Helen; Lawson, Mike Joseph (Australian Association for Research in Education Inc, 2008)
      Student wellbeing is of central concern for parents and teachers and for state and national governments. Policies on wellbeing are now articulated within all educational systems in Australia (e.g. DECS 2008). Effective ...
    • Implementing a new initiative in mental health in Australian primary schools 

      Lawson, Mike Joseph; Askell-Williams, Helen; Dix, Katherine Louise; Slee, Phillip T; Skrzypiec, Grace; Spears, Barbara (Australian Association for Research in Education Inc, 2009-11)
      Student wellbeing is of central concern for parents/caregivers and teachers and for state and national governments. In Australia in recent times several major initiatives have been undertaken to address the area of student ...
    • KidsMatter Early Childhood Evaluation in Services with High Proportions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children 

      Slee, Phillip T; Skrzypiec, Grace; Dix, Katherine Louise; Murray-Harvey, Rosalind; Askell-Williams, Helen (Shannon Research Press, 2012-09)
      This is the report of an evaluation of the implementation of KidsMatter Early Childhood (KMEC) in early child care services with relatively higher proportions of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander children situated within ...
    • KidsMatter Early Childhood Evaluation Report 

      Slee, Phillip T; Murray-Harvey, Rosalind; Dix, Katherine Louise; Skrzypiec, Grace; Askell-Williams, Helen; Lawson, Mike Joseph; Krieg, Susan (Shannon Research Press, 2012-07)
      KidsMatter Early Childhood is the Australian national early childhood mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention initiative specifically developed for early childhood services. It was trialled in 111 long ...
    • KidsMatter Primary Evaluation Final Report 

      Slee, Phillip T; Lawson, Mike Joseph; Russell, Alan; Askell-Williams, Helen; Dix, Katherine Louise; Owens, Laurence David; Skrzypiec, Grace; Spears, Barbara (Flinders University, 2009-12)
      KidsMatter is an approach to the promotion of good mental health, the prevention of mental illness, and early intervention where problems arise. It requires a whole-of-school approach and has four key components – a positive ...
    • What is professional development for mental health promotion in schools like? Perspectives from school leaders and teachers in 100 Australian KidsMatter primary schools 

      Askell-Williams, Helen; Lawson, Mike Joseph; Dix, Katherine Louise (The Clute Institute, Colorado, 2011)
      Mental health promotion is a very new area of learning for many school staff. Using data from questionnaires, written reports and focussed interviews, this paper reports school leaders' and teachers' perspectives about the ...
    • Whole-school mental health promotion in Australia 

      Slee, Phillip T; Dix, Katherine Louise; Askell-Williams, Helen (EDRES University of Malta / ENSEC, 2012)
      Although there is increasing recognition internationally of the significance of social and emotional health and wellbeing for the healthy development of young people, the levels of support that governments provide for ...